Philippines' Duterte seeks martial law extension for south

MANILA, Dec. 12 -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Islamist militants ... Read More

US, South Korea, Japan start missile-tracking drill

SEOUL, Dec. 12 -- The US, South Korea and Japan started joint exercises Monday to track missiles from North Korea, Seoul's military said, following the nuclear-armed Pyongyang's longest-range test lau... Read More

Who came here before me?

Pakistan, Dec. 12 -- https://dailytimes.com.pk/assets/uploads/2017/12/11/second-story-photo.jpg It was one in the night. On my way back home from the newspaper office, I would often find a dog lay as... Read More

Ensuring our health

Nepal, Dec. 12 -- People are attracted to the new health insurance scheme, more so in districts with better socio-economic status. Om Khadka, 45, of Kailali district was able to receive treatment for... Read More

Reporting conflicts in a violence-loving world

Pakistan, Dec. 12 -- Do we need a war correspondent in the age of internet and internal conflicts? If we define war in the traditional sense of the word, we don't have any. We live in an age of proxy ... Read More

Shame! Headmaster molests minor girl in Odisha

Kalabadia, Dec. 12 -- Locals thrashed a headmaster of a government-run upper primary school black and blue by tying him to an electric pole for allegedly molesting a girl student of that school before... Read More

Dengue death: SIT formed to probe Fortis' complicity

Gurugram, Dec. 12 -- The Haryana Police on Monday constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the death of seven-year-old Adya Singh, who was undergoing treatment for dengue at the Fortis ... Read More

Int'l drug racket busted

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) sleuths on Monday busted a global narcotics racket and arrested three drug peddlers and seized of 6.5 kg of cannabis, sourced from Nepal. The trio ... Read More

Dengue cases continue to soar, hits 9,169 mark

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- The total number of dengue cases in Delhi has crossed the 9,169-mark with 97 cases reported previous week, according to a data released by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation o... Read More

Youngest sitting MLA Harsh confident of retaining seat

SURAT, Dec. 12 -- In the 2012 Assembly polls, selection of Harsh Sanghvi as candidate for the high-profile Majura constituency raised many eye-brows within the BJP. However when result came, Sanghvi w... Read More